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Updated April 24, 2014
 
Cudahy Arbor Day/Earth Day Celebration, noon Saturday, Cudahy Family Library, 3500 E. Library Drive. Free. 414-627-8117.

Cudahy Historical Society open house, 10 a.m. to noon, last Saturday of the month, Cuhday Railroad Depot, 4647 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Cudahy. Free. www.cudahyhistoricalsociety.org.

Card social, 6 p.m. Friday, St. Florian Parish, 1215 S. 45th St., West Milwaukee. $12 donation. 414-383-3565 or www.stflorian.org.

“Bubbles Galore” Discovery Club, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. today, Waukesha County Museum, 101 W. Main St.,, Waukesha. $4 child, $3 nonmember adult, adult members free. Registration required by Tuesday. 262-521-2859, ext. 224, or www.waukeshacountymuseum.org.

Chicken dinner, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Eagle United Methodist church, 305 E. Main St., Eagle. $10 for four-piece, $7 for two-piece, $5 children ages 4 through 12, free for children 3 and under. 262-594-2111.

Friends of Lapham Peak Work Day, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Kettle Moraine State Forest-Lapham Peak Unit, W329-N846 Highway C, Delafield. Meet at Hausmann Center Parking Lot. www.laphampeakfriends.org.

Rummage and gently used purse sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Kelly Center, 6100 S. Lake Drive, Cudahy. 50 cents. 414-481-9611.

“Gigantic Games” Kids’ Night Out, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Waukesha County Museum, 101 W. Main St., Waukesha. $20 per child. 262-521-2859, ext. 246, or www.waukeshacountymuseum.org.

Our Lady of Divine Providence Annual Parish Festival, 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Falcon Bowl, 801 E. Clarke St., Milwaukee. Free. 414-264-0049.

Spring Bling Fashion Show and Live Purse Auction by Pewaukee Area Arts Council, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee. $45 per person, $450 per table of 10. 262-468-4914 or www.pewaukeearts.org.

Chef Neil Steuer, 5:30 p.m. May 1, Sprecher Brewery, 701 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale. $40. 414-964-2739.

The Women’s Center Anniversary Luncheon with keynote speaker Lisa T.D. Nguyen, founder of Senhoa Foundation, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 2, Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St., Milwaukee. $60 per person or $600 per table. 262-522-3805 or www.twcwaukesha.org.

V's Rib Cook-Off, 8 a.m. May 31, Hideaway Bar & Grill, N55-W34657 Road E, Okauchee.

Port Washington Winter Farmers' Market Time, Saturday, May 31, First Congregational Church, 131 N. Webster St., Port Washington. 262-284-0588.

“BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life” teen nights, 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. May 31, Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee. $30 and $25 for MPM members. 414-223-4676 or www.mpm.edu.

“A Night of Greece,” through May 9, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E. Kenwood Blvd.

Bob and Rocco Gun Show, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Event repeats 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. $7, free for children 14 and younger. www.bobandrocco.com.

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Riverside High School, 1615 E. Locust St., Milwaukee. Free. www.worldtaichida.org or www.ymaawisconsin.com.

American Heart Association HeartChase, 9 a.m. April 26, downtown Delafield. www.heartchase.org.

Bay View Historical Society’s Awards Dinner, 5:30 p.m. April 26, South Shore Yacht Club, 2300 E. Nock St., Milwaukee. $50. www.bayviewhistoricalsociety.org

“Gigantic Games” Kids’ Night Out, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 26, Waukesha County Museum, 101 W. Main St., Waukesha. $20 per child. Registration required by April 23, call 521-2859, ext. 224. www.waukeshacountymuseum.org.

Run For The Hills, 11 a.m. April 27, Mitchell Park, 19900 River Road, Brookfield. $12 per team member. www.whmsrunforthehills.org.

Spring Bling Fashion Show and Live Purse Auction by Pewaukee Area Arts Council, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29, Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee. $45 per person, $450 per table of 10. 262-468-4914 or www.pewaukeearts.org.

Milwaukee/NARI Foundation fundraising rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2, Milwaukee Millwork, 11712 W. Dixon St., Milwaukee. www.milwaukeenari.org.

Walk MS: Oconomowoc, 9 a.m. May 3, St. Paul’s Lutheran School, 210 E. Pleasant Ave., Oconomowoc. 855-372-1331 or walkMSwisconsin.org.

“Spring into the Past,” weekends in May, Old World Wisconsin, W372-S9727 Highway 67, Town of Eagle. $16 adults, $9 children ages 5 through 17, free for children 5 and under. 262-594-6301 or www.oldworldwisconsin.org.

Elmbrook Historical Society’s Civil War Encampment, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3 and May 4, Dousman Stagecoach Inn Museum, 1075 Pilgrim Parkway, Brookfield. $5 adults, $2 children ages 6 through 12, free for children 5 and under. www.elmbrookhistoricalsociety.org

Waukesha Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays May 3 through Oct. 25, downtown Waukesha. www.waukeshafarmersmarket.com.

Oconomowoc Summer Farmers Market, 7 a.m. to noon May 3 Saturdays through Oct. 25, South Municipal Parking Lot, 175 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. Free. 262-567-2666 or www.oconomowoc.org.

“Mother of All Art Crawls,” 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. May 3, downtown Waukesha. 262-542-1522 or www.waukeshaart.com.

St. John’s UCC May Day Auction Fundraiser, 6:30 p.m. May 3, N67-W28321 Sussex Road, Merton. $15. 262-538-1912; www.villageofmerton.com.

Merton Fire Department 9th annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 4, Merton Village Hall Firehouse, N68-W28343 Sussex Road, Merton. Tickets $7 adults, $3 children ages 5 to 12 years, free for children younger than age 5; purchase in advance for $6 at the village clerk’s office or from any member of the Fire Department. www.villageofmerton.com.

Spring Style Show, 11 a.m. May 3, Golden Mast, W349-N5293 Lacys Lane, Okauchee. $30. 262-370-2903 or 262-567-6551.

Women’s Run Pewaukee with title sponsor WaterStone Bank, 5K Run, 6:30 p.m. May 9, downtown Pewaukee. Women-only half-marathon, 8 a.m. May 10, downtown Pewaukee. Prices vary. Visit positivelypewaukee.com to register and for more details. www.womenrunpewaukee.com.

Garlic mustard pull along old Deer Creek, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10, Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, 3221 S. Lake Drive, St. Francis. 414-510-0171.

Pewaukee Kiwanis River Run May 10, Pewaukee to Frame Park, Waukesha. www.pewaukeekiwanis.org.

Rock-a-Thon, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 13, Sussex Village Hall front lawn, N64-W23760 Main St., Sussex. Rain date May 21. www.villagesussex.org.

Guitar Grab Workshop, 6 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. for ages 16 and younger, and 7 p.m. to 7:50 p.m. for adults May 13, Waukesha County Museum, 101 W. Main St., Waukesha. $10 per participant. Registration required; 262-521-2859, ext. 224, www.waukeshacountymuseum.org.

Happy 100th Anniversary” Lunch and Learn with historian and author John Schoenknecht for the museum’s centennial celebration May 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Waukesha County Museum, 101 W. Main St., Waukesha. $8 members, $9 nonmembers; includes lunch and museum admission. Registration required by May 10; 262-521-2859, ext. 224, or www.waukeshacountymuseum.org.

Wisconsin Zombie Mud Run, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 17, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. $10 parking. www.wisconsinzombiemudrun.com.

Waukesha Preservation Event, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 17, Waukesha County Museum, 101 W. Main St., Waukesha. Free with museum admission. 262-521-2859 or www.waukeshacountymuseum.org.

Wisconsin Early Mustangers 32nd annual All-Ford Show and Swap, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18, Ewald’s Venus Ford, 2727 E. Layton Ave., Cudahy. $10. Tom Miller at 414-764-6726 or  www.wemustangers.com

Elkhorn Antique Flea Market, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18, Walworth County Fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn. mlpromotionsllc@gmail.com.

Great Strides Milwaukee, 11 a.m. May 18, Lakefront at O’Donnell Park, 910 E. Michigan St., Milwaukee. 262-798-2060 or ksalentine@cff.org.

“Dino Roar” Discovery Club for children ages 3 to 5, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. May 22, Waukesha County Museum, 101 W. Main St., Waukesha. $4 per child, $3 per nonmember adult, free for member adults. Registration required by May 20; 262-521-2859, ext. 224, or www.waukeshacountymuseum.org.

Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club Memorial Day Show, 5:30 p.m. May 26 and May 29, Lakefront Park, Pewaukee. www.plwsc.org.

Badgerland Memorial Day Water Ski Show, 6 p.m. May 26 and May 28, Frame Park, Waukesha. www.badgerland.org.

Spring Barn Boutique, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 30 and May 31, Holy Hill Art Farm, 4958 Holy Hill Road, Hubertus. Free. 262-644-5698 or www.holyhillartfarm.com.

EastTown Association, The Pabst Theater and BrewFest Partners present Milwaukee Firkin Beer Festival, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 19, Cathedral Square Park, Milwaukee. $79 VIP, $46 general admission, $15 designated driver. 414-286-3663 or www.pabsttheater.org.

Native Wellness Garden Club, meets 4 p.m. Fridays, Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church, 125 W. Saveland Ave., Milwaukee. 414-481-4680. or www.tippechurch.org.

Pet loss support group, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, Wheaton Franciscan Hospital, 10101 S. 27th St., Franklin. Free. 262-514-2346.

Sheepshead card group, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, $1.50 includes refreshments; Jump and jive exercise program for ages 50 and up, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, $2 includes refreshments, Bay View Community Center, 1320 E. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. 414-482-1000 or bnieft@bayviewcenter.org.

Bay View Kinnickinnic Knitters, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Bay View Library, 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee.

South Shore Stock Club, 6:15 p.m. meets on the fourth Monday of each month, St. Francis Public Library’s Ladish Room, 4230 S. Nicholson Ave. 414-482-0272.

The Woman’s Club of West Allis, meets first Friday of each month, Mount Hope Lutheran Church, 8633 W. Becher St., West Allis. 414-541-3252.

South Shore Garden Club, 6 p.m. meets on the first Monday of each month, Grace Presbyterian Church, 2931 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. 414-481-7323.

TOPS Club, 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Thursdays, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 145 Lisbon Road, Oconomowoc. 262-244-0880 or www.tops.org

Home buyers seminar and workshop, second Saturday of each month, Kinetic Real Estate Group, 2743 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee. 414-271-1229.

Kirk Patrick Magic Show,  5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, The Chancery Restaurant, 11046 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon, 262-241-3450; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, The Sawmill Inn Restaurant, 1729 Wolf Road, Richfield, 262-628-4128.

Free lectures, 10:30 a.m. every Sunday, Marian Center for Nonprofits, 3211 S. Lake Drive, St. Francis. 414-327-7849 or www.rsgm.net.

Fresh produce stand, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, Machine Shed Restaurant, N14-W24145 Tower Road, City of Pewaukee. 262-523-1322.

International Clown Hall of Fame, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and by appointment year-round, Tommy Thompson Youth Building, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis. 414-290-0105.

“Grieving the Death of a Partner,” 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Luke’s Medical Center, 2900 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. Preregister by calling 414-328-6280.

German Stammtisch - Milwaukee Lake Country, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. last Monday of the month, Weissgerber's Gasthaus, 2720 N. Grandview Blvd., Waukesha. 262-367-3903.

Sheepshead, 12:45 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, Brookfield Senior Community Center, 2000 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. 262-796-6675.

Club dinner and meeting, noon first Monday of the month except for holidays when it is held the second Monday, Oconomowoc Area Senior Center, 210 S. Main St., Oconomowoc. $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers. 262-567-4288.

Milwaukee Toastmasters Club No. 466, 6 p.m. second and fourth Mondays of the month, Maxwell’s Restaurant, Midway Hotel, 1005 S. Moorland Road, Brookfield. 414-765-2366.

Pettit National Ice Center, public ice skating, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays, 500 S. 84th St., West Allis. 414-266-0100.

Brewery tours, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Miller Brewing Co. Visitor Center and Gift Shop, 4251 W. State St., Milwaukee. 414-931-BEER.

Ozaukee Ice Center, public ice skating, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Fridays, family skating; and 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, senior skate for ages 55 and older, 5505 W. Pioneer Road, Mequon. $4.50 adults, $3.50 seniors and children 18 and younger. 262- 375-1100.

Comedy open mic, 9 p.m. Mondays, Miramar Theatre, 2844 N. Oakland Ave., Milwaukee. 414-967-0302.

Open bridge play, 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, Brookfield Senior Community Center, 2000 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. 262-796-6675.

Sheepshead, noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Hartland Community Center, 210 Cottonwood Ave., Hartland. 262-367-0352.

Puppy kindergarten classes, 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Petlicious Day Spa, 2217 Silvernail Road, Waukesha. 262-548-0923 or make reservations at www.forpetssake.cc.

American Legion and Auxiliary DJ Martin Unit #8 meetings, 7 p.m. second Monday of each month, Waukesha Elks Club, 2301 Springdale Road. 262-650-0757.

Mothers and More, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of the month, St. John Vianney Church, 1755 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. Contact Rachel at 262-617-7375 or visit www.mothersandmoremilw.org.

Bunco, 12:45 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Oconomowoc Area Senior Center, 1306 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. 262-567-7345.

Senior ice skating, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and family skate night, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Pettit National Ice Center, 500 S. 84th St., West Allis. 414-266-0100.

Friends of the Alice Baker Memorial Public Library, 7 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Alice Baker Memorial Public Library, 820 E. Main St., Eagle. 262-594-2800.

Photographers Anonymous, 7 p.m. last Tuesday of the month, Riveredge Nature Center, 4458 W. Hawthorne Drive, Newburg. 262-375-2715.

Greater Milwaukee Rose Society, 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. 414-774-5567 or www.milwaukeerose.org. 414-425-7039.

“Take A Break! Parenting Young Children,” sponsored by People to People, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, The Women’s Center, 505 N. East Ave., Waukesha. 262-547-4600.